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Who Needs a Fairy Garden When You Can Have a Bee Kingdom? (with Video)

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By Ella & Kaylee Richardson, The Farm on Quail Hollow Raising kids on a farm is an ultimate experiment? Well, just add bees to that experiment and see what happens (a bee kingdom!). Ok ok it’s not as scary as what it sounds. In fact, I’m intrigued with the fascination and bond that raising kids […]

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Fermenting or Pickling: What’s The Difference?

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Photo by Christopher Shockey by Kirsten K. Shockey, Guest Blogger for Lehmans.com What is the difference between fermenting and pickling? It is a common question. In a way, it is just as much a semantics question as it is a process question. WHAT IS PICKLING? Let’s start with the definition of a pickle, or the verb […]

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Spring on Our Homestead

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By Jenna Dooley, The Flip Flop Barnyard This spring has been very busy around our homestead. I love all of the seasons, each one for it’s own reasons. Spring is such a special time of year. It’s a time of birth, sowing, growth, new starts, hope for the future, and expectation of abundance. Our spring has met […]

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My Favorite Garden Tips

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by Allison Ervin Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring to the table (pun intended!). It is fun in every way to me – gardening draws me outside and into the warm sunshine and fresh air each […]

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SUSTAINABLE FARMING WITH JOEL SALATIN

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 by Patrice Lewis Editor’s Note: Have you heard the exciting news? Joel Salatin is joining us for our Country Living Workshop next month in Kidron, Ohio. Here’s a sneak peek of Joel’s farming practices and approach to homesteading. INTRO: MAKING A LIVING ON A HOMESTEAD If you’ve ever wondered how to make a living from a homestead, there’s a man […]

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Spring on Our Homestead

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By Jenna Dooley, The Flip Flop Barnyard This spring has been very busy around our homestead. I love all of the seasons, each one for it’s own reasons. Spring is such a special time of year. It’s a time of birth, sowing, growth, new starts, hope for the future, and expectation of abundance. Our spring has met […]

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My Favorite Garden Tips

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by Allison Ervin Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring to the table (pun intended!). It is fun in every way to me – gardening draws me outside and into the warm sunshine and fresh air each […]

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My Favorite Garden Tips

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by Allison Ervin Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring to the table (pun intended!). It is fun in every way to me – gardening draws me outside and into the warm sunshine and fresh air each […]